Previewing the Detroit Lions 2016 opponents: The New York Giants

After a busy offseason, are the Giants ready to contend in the NFC? The NFC East is a weird and magical place. Just about any team in the East can win each year, regardless of talent, coaches or injuries, because in the NFC East, something weird happens annually. The New York Giants landed third in the division last year. Though the team had one of the best offenses last year ...
Via Pride of Detroit
7 hours ago

New York Giants linemen recall unexpected Super Bowl XLII gift from Robert De Niro

It took three road playoffs wins, David Tyree's "Helmet Catch," a furious pass rush and more for the 12-point underdog New York Giants to topple the undefeated 18-0 New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII.Fans in New York and New Jersey were beaming proud, including New York City native Robert De Niro, who surprised a group of 20 Giants when they were out to dinner the Thursday...
Via FOX Sports
9 hours ago

Rams DE Robert Quinn eager to make comeback after back surgery

IRVINE – For more than half a year now, Robert Quinn has relied on the advice of Byron Cunningham. The Rams’ defensive end underwent back surgery last December, finally ending a season that had also been plagued by knee and hip pain. Since then,...
Via The OC Register
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants 2016 preview: Needing an elite offense

The 2016 NFL season is just around the corner. As such, Sportsnaut will be previewing all 32 teams before the games begin in September. Continuing the series, we remain in NFC East to visit the New York Giants — a team that must see its offense perform at a high level in order to rebound from a disappointing recent run. Before we look ahead, let’s take a glance at some key...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Capsule

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (6-10) OPEN CAMP: July 28, Tampa, Florida LAST YEAR: Missed playoffs for eighth consecutive season, despite making strides on offense with 2015 No. 1 overall draft pick Jameis Winston throwing for 4,042 yards, 22 touchdowns and 15 interceptions. Tripled victory total from previous year, but not enough to save job of coach Lovie Smith, who led team to 6-6...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Rams: Is the defense still strong?

Now, before you get up in arms defending the Los Angeles Rams defense, this examination is not meant to be an indictment of the group. Rather, there were a few offseason moves that would point at the defense being drastically different from what it looked like a few years ago. The secondary will particularly look quite different, and veteran leaders have left the squad for other...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

New Buccaneers DE Robert Ayers says 'We're a little less terrible'

Defensive end Robert Ayers joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the offseason and is one reason some have been predicting a defensive surge from the squad in 2016.He sees it a little differently."We're a little terrible," he told reporters to laughs during minicamp last week.It could be taken as a harsh assessment, but Ayers explained that he just holds the highest of standards for...
Via FOX Sports
June 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Here are the ‘Madden’ ratings for 2016 top NFL draft picks

With the 2016 NFL Draft complete, EA Sports has given us a first look at the ratings that the rookies will have through the Madden Ultimate Team (MUT). It also gave us a look at how some of these guys will look in their new team’s uniforms. The top five picks obviously have the best ratings. They are all rated 84, and have a “Future Elite” rating of 95. 1. QB Jared Goff (Rams...
Via The Comeback
May 03, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star DE Robert Beal Drops Loaded Top 7 On Twitter

Norcross (Ga.) four-star defensive end Robert Beal just dropped his top seven schools on Twitter. A one-time Notre Dame commit, Beal is looking at several schools in the SEC as well as three other big-name programs. — Robertbeal Jr (@robertbeal6) March 22, 2016 Beal is the No. 36 overall player and third-ranked weak-side defensive end in the 2017...
Via College Spun
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: 5-Star DE Decommits From Notre Dame

According to both 247 Sports and Rivals, five-star defensive end Robert Beal has decommitted from Notre Dame. Beal, a 2017 recruit, initially committed to play for the Fighting Irish back in early November, but recently began looking at other schools. Beal himself has yet to tweet the news. Beal, according to Rivals, stands at 6-foot-3, 217 pounds. He hails from Norcross, Georgia...
Via College Spun
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

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